Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Why are we so often unwilling to accept that life is unpredictable? In this book, the author distils his idiosyncratic wisdom to demolish our illusions, contrasting the classical values of...
Emanuel Derman was a quantitative analyst (Quant) at Goldman Sachs, one of the financial engineers whose mathematical models became crucial for Wall Street.
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David J. Brown; Richard Boulderstone
The second edition of Electronic Publishing and Libraries. It aims to quantify the future size of the electronic publishing industry, and provides practical data to support investment decisions as an...
We live in an information age that requires us, more than ever, to represent, access, and use information. Over the last several decades, we have developed a modern...
Joaquim Filipe; Jean Louis Ferrier;...
A collection of papers presented at the 2nd International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO). This book is aimed at professionals working on the control and robotics...
Papa, Mauricio; Shenoi, Sujeet
Critical Infrastructure Protection II describes original research results and innovative applications in the interdisciplinary field of...
Powell, M.J.D.; Scholtes, S.
System Modelling and Optimization covers research issues within systems theory, optimization, modelling, and computing. It includes contributions to structural...
Yem S. Fong; Tammy Nickelson Dearie;...
Face the information explosion with confidence! Information Delivery in the 21st Century: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Fee-Based Information...
Presents the history of Western literature, beginning with ancient myths and moving to medieval tales and classics of the Renaissance, Romantic Movement, and Modernism. This collection lists an assortment of...
Allen, Mary Beth;
Allen describes and evaluates nearly 1,000 information sources on the complete spectrum of sports. Focusing on English-language works published between 1990 and the present, the guide covers traditional sources...
Fusco, Marjorie; Ketcham, Susan E.;...
This annotated bibliography provides a descriptive survey of the current professional literature on distance education in the arena of higher education. Entries are organized in broad theme-based chapters.
Scott, Mona L.;
A cataloging tool that includes the 22nd edition of the "Dewey Decimal Classification", as well as almost one thousand sets of class numbers and corresponding Library of Congress subject headings...
An analytical discussion of the functional role of the research librarian and the relationship between the research librarian, the scholar and the record of scholarship. The text also examines the...
Wiegand examines the development of ALA from 1876 to 1917 in this masterful tale. He looks at the issues that existed during those years, the conflicts, and the...